Three-hour tarmac rule makes more delays

Jul 20, 2010
The Department of Transportation levied heavy fines against airlines that leave passengers waiting on the tarmac for more than three hours, which led to a decrease in long tarmac delays -- but increased flight cancellations.
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Passenger plane sales could fly higher this year

Jul 19, 2010
At this year's Farnborough Air Show, the aircraft industry is showing a little more confidence.
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E.U. backs AMR, BA merger

Jul 14, 2010
An E.U. decision means British Airways and American Airlines will function as one on their trans-Atlantic routes.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

American Airlines deal would up its trans-Atlantic ante

Jul 13, 2010
American Airlines is awaiting word from European regulators on whether it can coordinate its trans-Atlantic flights directly with British Airways and Iberia.
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EADS bids on building Air Force crafts

Jul 9, 2010
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about EADS' proposal to build expensive aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, the latest move in a bitter dispute over a $35 billion military contract.
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Vengeance for airline passenger

Jul 5, 2010
Charles Wheelan decided to sue United Airlines after the carrier lost his bag and still charged him a $25 fee. He talks with Bill Radke about where his lawsuit stands now.
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Google to buy travel tech company ITA for $700M

Jul 2, 2010
Google has made a $700 million deal to buy travel technology company ITA, a move that will help the search engine stay ahead of Bing.
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How the GPS upgrade may affect you

Jun 30, 2010
GPS is used by everyone from stock traders time-stamping trades to farmers driving remote-controlled tractors. Now the GPS satellite system is getting an upgrade promising increased coverage, stability, and accuracy. Sally Herships reports.
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Improvement in passenger satisfaction with North American airlines

Jun 8, 2010
A new survey from J.D. Power and Associates shows that overall customer satisfaction with airlines serving North America improved last year after...
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Airline satisfaction at three-year high

Jun 8, 2010
A survey out today says airline satisfaction is up to its highest point in three years, despite the fact that air travel is still a drag.
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